Rita Connerly named ACED’s 2009 Member of The Year
Thursday, April 29, 2010
Posted by: Maurina Paradise
Denver, Colo. (April 28, 2010) – Fairfield and Woods,
P.C. and Adams County Economic Development (ACED) announced today that
Rita Connerly has been named ACED’s 2009 Member of the Year.
For just the third time in its 28 year history, ACED
bestowed its coveted "Member of The Year” award to a wonderful partner, a
great legal mind, and a real powerhouse in the community. Rita is
totally involved in economic development, and she is uniquely qualified
to bring large developments to reality. She practices law in the areas
of real estate development and municipal law. Rita’s personality, job
knowledge and work ethic make her clients – whether governments,
developers or financial institutions alike – seek her involvement in
their projects. Rita's practice also focuses on representation of local
governments and special districts. Her experience as a former Adams
County Attorney is especially invaluable in this regard. She has
represented clients at all judicial levels, including successful
representation before both the Colorado Court of Appeals and the
Colorado Supreme Court.
Here are just a few examples of Rita’s exemplary
efforts supporting ACED:
Board member since 2002, and served on the
Executive Committee for 2 of those years.
Former Board member of the Adams County
Education Consortium, and assisted in the incorporation of ACEC as a pro
bono project with Fairfield and Woods.
Provided expert counsel and leadership for
numerous significant development projects in Adams County, many of which
are owned by ACED members.
Served as the Chair of the Adams County Housing
Fairfield and Woods has built its excellent
reputation throughout the Rocky Mountain West by helping clients succeed
for 75 years. It takes pride in going beyond the simple delivery of
high quality legal services. With unstinting devotion to trust,
efficiency and service, the firm strives to help each client, with its
unique needs, achieve success.
Adams County Economic Development (ACED) is a full
service, member-driven economic development organization serving Adams
County, its nine municipalities, more than 9,500 businesses and over
450,000 residents. ACED and its members are dedicated to playing a
leadership role in aggressively driving economic vitality and
sustainable business development in the region. Forbes Magazine named
Adams County as one of the best "Affordable Places to Weather the
Downturn”, with a strong economy, low taxes and affordable real estate.
For more information visit: www.adamscountyed.com.